Definition of afterheat in English:

afterheat

noun

  • 1Heat that remains or is left over; heat occurring after an initial period of heating or as an after-effect.

  • 2Nuclear Physics
    Nuclear Physics. Heat produced in a nuclear reactor after it has been shut down and fission has stopped.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in United States Magazine. From after- + heat.

Pronunciation:

afterheat

/ˈaftəhiːt//ˈɑːftəhiːt/